Big Data to Drive Participant Outcomes

If you want to predict the wants, needs and fears of participants when it comes to retirement planning, consider the potential of predictive analytics. “Big data” is a bite-size term often used instead of the nerdier “predictive analytics.” The use of big data is steering plan sponsor actions towards enhancing 401(k) participant outcomes and providing…

Medicare Part B premiums

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), most people with Medicare who receive Social Security benefits will pay the standard monthly Part B premium of $135.50 in 2019. However, if your premiums are deducted from your Social Security benefits, and the increase in your benefit payments for 2019 will not be enough…